apcupsd < 3.8.6 / 3.10.x < 3.10.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Published: 2008-10-24 17:51:47
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Method:
Check if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Summary:
The remote apcupsd, according to its version number, is vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities.

Affected Versions:
Versions before 3.8.6, and 3.10.x before 3.10.5.

Recommendations:
Update to version 3.8.6, 3.10.5 or later.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exist: CVE-2001-0040: APC UPS daemon, apcupsd, saves its process ID in a world-writable file. CVE-2003-0098: Unknown vulnerability possibly via format strings in a request to a slave server. CVE-2003-0099: Multiple buffer overflows related to usage of the vsprintf function.

Impact:
CVE-2001-0040: allows local users to kill an arbitrary process by specifying the target process ID in the apcupsd.pid file. CVE-2003-0098: allows remote attackers to gain root privileges. CVE-2003-0099: may allow attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0040
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0098
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0099

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2070
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6828
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7200

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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